To see all instances of the word
elude
used in
Persuasion
please enable javascript.

elude
Used in
Persuasion
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • …of the other; consequence has its tax; I, John Shepherd, might conceal any family-matters that I chose, for nobody would think it worth their while to observe me; but Sir Walter Elliot has eyes upon him which it may be very difficult to elude; and therefore, thus much I venture upon, that it will not greatly surprise me if, with all our caution, some rumour of the truth should get abroad; in the supposition of which, as I was going to observe, since applications will unquestionably…  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: he eluded the police
as in: your point eludes me
To see an overview of word senses (including some not listed above), click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary
VerbalWorkout.com Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.